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Nov 3

Tuesday Nov 3, 2020

Election Day Loving Kindness Meditation

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Location: Online

Election Day Mindfulness

The practice of loving kindness meditation helps us to foster greater compassion for others as well as ourselves, and to let go of judgement and hostility. Join us online at 12:30pm in serenity before getting immersed in election returns and the media frenzy. As we practice loving kindness, we'll focus on our common humanity in these divisive times. 

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Nov 3

Tuesday Nov 3, 2020

VIRTUAL | Picking Your Friends: Foreign-Imposed Regime Change and the Quality of Interstate Relations

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Location: Virtual Event [Zoom]

Lindsey O Rourke

Lindsey A. O'Rourke is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston College. Her research focuses on international security, United States foreign policy, and military strategy. She has special expertise in...

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Nov 6

Friday Nov 6, 2020

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Sinan Antoon Reading

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Location: Virtual Webinar

Literature Copy

Featuring Sinan Antoon, Associate Professor of Arabic Literature at New York University, Poet, Novelist, Scholar, and Translator. Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination, and gross human rights violations. 

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Nov 6

Friday Nov 6, 2020

Rachel Lee: "COVID Racial Data Tracking"

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Location: via Zoom

Lee

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary

Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Rachel Lee, project manager for the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research’s Racial Data Tracker, explores the impact of race and ethnicity on COVID-19 prevalence and outcomes. Ms. Lee’s writing and research focuses on racism, anti-Blackness, and ethnocentrism in East Asian countries and Asian American communities, through a close examination of history.…

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Nov 9

Monday Nov 9, 2020

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

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Location: Virtual conference/Conferencia virtual

 

Pam Conference

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Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation: International Comparative Experiences and the Colombian Case

All times are in EST U.S./Colombia

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Nov 10

Tuesday Nov 10, 2020

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

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Location: Virtual conference/Conferencia virtual

 

Pam Conference

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Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation: International Comparative Experiences and the Colombian Case

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Nov 10

Tuesday Nov 10, 2020

Africa Unite? The Political Economy of Africa-China Relations in the Era of COVID-19

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Debt and environmental sustainability have come to dominate discussions on the political economy of African countries’ relations with China. Now, with the COVID19 crisis surging just ahead of the upcoming 2021 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit, new questions are being raised about the future of Chinese finance for African infrastructure. African civil society, media, and opposition politicians are increasingly voicing their concerns about the elite brokerage and lack of transparency and accountability that often surround China’s funded projects, official development assistance and ostensibly commercial finance from its state-owned policy banks. But while some experts assert that “African agency” is becoming an increasingly important factor in Africa-China relations, others argue that Beijing’s continued success depends on exploiting and preserving existing corrupt elite networks that allow its agents to ingratiate themselves to African nations’ leaders and policymakers in ways that enhance African compliance. …

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Nov 11

Wednesday Nov 11, 2020

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

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Location: Virtual conference/Conferencia virtual

 

Pam Conference

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Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation: International Comparative Experiences and the Colombian Case

All times are in EST U.S./Colombia

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